Hat tip: Political Carnival, via Mediaite
A picture that’s worth 10,000 Words… Click on image to enlarge (opens in new window).
The Print After Parties by from Jason Eppink are a series of unauthorized notional raves thrown in the abandoned distribution infrastructure of crumbling print institutions. (They’re pretend parties, not real ones.)
The promotional video [above] gives the flavour of this new news organization which launched this morning, while Martin Langeveld at Nieman Journalism Lab explores the Texas Tribune website. Founder and chairman John Thornton writes about the Tribune’s mission and the reasons for its nonprofit approach.
Part 1: About the net generation Part 2: About social media and the press Stephen Fry on Twitter
Idea: Peter Bluijs, former newspaperman with Holland’s De Telegraaf Video: Marcin Nowak and Artur Karda from Media Regionalne Hat tip: Journalism.co.uk
Today, a roundup of some graphs related to yesterday’s release of newspaper circulation numbers in the United States. Warning, these graphs may disturb anyone who believes printed news isn’t fading fast. Discretion is advised. How much has newspaper household penetration fallen since WW2? From almost 130 per cent to only 33 per cent. Allan Mutter […]
If you know some basic HTML, you should find this fairly easy to follow. Click within the player to advance the presentation. Thanks to Stuart Myles.
I was sad to read of the closure of CKX TV in Brandon, Manitoba last Friday. In the late 1970s I was the afternoon drive announcer on CKX Radio, a 50,000 watt station covering Brandon and dozens of rural communities across southwestern Manitoba. I occasionally wandered into the TV studios to appear in car dealer […]
Life magazine has a nice gallery of photos they call When Newspapers Mattered. The photo above, of NBC “columnist” Walter Winchell, caught my attention because of the semi-automatic telegraph key (commonly known as a “bug”) right next to the Life watermark. These old keys were beautiful mechanical marvels. I’m fortunate to own a couple of […]